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County Events

  • Pageant kicks off county fair
  • Providence Richwood offers legal, government assistance classes

    The Providence Richwood in La Grange is offering the following classes:

    Tuesday Aug. 19 at 7 p.m.: Legal Documents presentation by Kentucky ElderLaw Attorneys.

  • Valero grand opening

    Valero will be celebrating its grand opening in Crestwood Aug. 1. Jodi, the new store manager, has been a part of Crestwood for 26 years and is excited about celebrating her grand opening with her hometown community. Valero and its vendors will have great deals and free products such as free fountain drinks, popcorn and popsicles for the kiddos. Valero is located at 6600 W Hwy 22 in Crestwood.

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  • Beauty pageants, new rides the draw for county fair

    It’s the golden anniversary of pageantry in Oldham County and this year’s fair is preparing for big crowds, smiles and prizes.

    The first pageant will be held for the crowning of Miss Oldham County at 7:30 p.m. on July 29. Each girl will have the opportunity to receive a $500 prize to go toward higher education. This will be held after the opening night ceremony with Brandy Neeley, former American Idol Contestant, singing her rendition of the “National Anthem.”

  • Health fair at Baptist Health La Grange

    Do you know your risk for heart disease, diabetes or osteoporosis? Find out your risk for these conditions as well as equip yourself with the latest health information at a free Family Health Fair at Baptist Health La Grange on Friday, July 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration is not required.

    Free screenings include:

    •Body mass index

    •Blood glucose

    •Blood pressure

  • Registration open for Hillcrest Youth triathalon

    The Hillcrest Youth Association will hold the Sixth Annual Youth Triathlon August 16 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Two hundred athletes will compete in swimming, biking and running in the Hillcrest Neighborhood. Participation is open to the public for youth ages 4-16 as of Aug. 1, and is $40, plus a $10 one-day USAT certificate. No training wheels are allowed.

    Registration is open now at www.active.com. There will be no late registration or registrations on the day of the race.

  • Sound of Music at Arts Center

    The Oldham County Schools Arts Center will come alive with Roger and Hammerstein’s classic “The Sound of Music” this summer. The outpouring of support by the community was evident this past spring when a diverse and talented group of adults and children auditioned for roles. It is truly a Community Theatre production with a cast made up of students, teachers, dentists, retirees, a financial advisor, moms and dads.

  • Changes coming to Crestwood Fest

     

    In its more than 60 years, The South Oldham Lions Club has funded some of the community’s largest projects including the first ambulance service in Oldham County and the Pewee Valley/Crestwood sidewalk. To its many members, giving back to the community is the club’s main priority.

    The annual Crestwood Festival, happening this year on June 21, is one of the many ways the Lions Club raises money for their community projects.

  • A special kind of green

    Artists and art lovers flocked to downtown La Grange last weekend for Arts on the Green, which celebrated its 15th event this year. As part of the festivities, a champion of the arts was crowned and a special painting of Goshen was unveiled.

  • Annual Arts Association event looking to ‘go green’

     

    For the 15th year, arts lovers from Oldham County and beyond will be able to converge on downtown La Grange for the annual Arts on the Green.

    The event has become a community staple over the years with as many as 10,000 residents and visitors ogling the more than 125 national and local works of art to benefit the Arts Association of Oldham County (AAOC).

    “We do the best of the best,” Mary Klausing, director of the Arts Association of Oldham County, said. “It’s the most prestigious event in Oldham County.”